Latest Enrico Fermi Stories

2009-10-28 13:25:00

During its first year of operations, NASA's Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope mapped the extreme sky with unprecedented resolution and sensitivity.

2009-10-27 12:18:52

NASA will hold a news teleconference at 2 pm EDT on Wednesday, Oct 28, to discuss the first-year science results from the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope.

2009-07-02 16:08:20

NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope -- able to identify pulsars by gamma-ray emissions -- has provided data for two studies, U.S.

2009-07-02 13:25:00

A new class of pulsars detected by NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope is solving the mystery of previously unidentified gamma-ray sources and helping scientists understand the mechanisms behind pulsar emissions.

2009-05-04 11:05:00

Fermi scientists reveal new details about high-energy particles implicated in a nearby cosmic mystery.

2009-03-11 09:55:00

GREENBELT, Md., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new map combining nearly three months of data from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope is giving astronomers an unprecedented look at the high-energy cosmos.

2009-02-19 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first gamma-ray burst to be seen in high-resolution from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope is one for the record books. The blast had the greatest total energy, the fastest motions and the highest-energy initial emissions ever seen.

2009-02-03 12:00:00

NEWPORT, Mich., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Edison's Fermi 2 Power Plant produced 10 million megawatt hours (MWh) of electricity in 2008, setting a plant record. The plant's previous best year for generations was 1999, when it produced 9.9 million MWh. Jack M.

2009-02-02 09:36:00

GREENBELT, Md., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astrophysicist Dr.

2008-11-28 15:33:58

Scientists at the Fermilab in northern Illinois are stumped as to why Google Maps has placed them 15 miles from their actual location west of Chicago. The Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Lab has always been in Batavia, Ill., so it came a surprise when the popular Internet mapping sight located the facility out on Route 47. The Department of Energy doesn't own land out there, lab spokesman Kurt Riesselmann told the Kane County (Ill.) Chronicle.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]